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Cyber Security Analyst

£60,000 to £70,000
Job Type
5 Sep 2022

The IT security analyst manages and maintains the firm's IT security systems and processes. The role has responsibility for maintaining the core suite of security tools (including vulnerability scanning, patch management, anti-virus, intrusion detection/prevention) as well as advising on security aspects of all existing and incoming IT systems

Skills required:

  • Strong Windows operating system experience including server and desktop OS hardening.
  • Cloud-based services, in particular Microsoft Azure, Office 365/Exchange Online and cloud-based authentication services (AAD).
  • Solid vulnerability scanning and patch management skills.
  • Anti-virus and DLP management in an enterprise environment.


  • Continual improvement of the firm's IT Security posture through constant awareness of issues and threats, applying the appropriate controls in a timely and effective manner whilst maintaining productivity.
  • Complete regular vulnerability scans across the firm's network, working with colleagues to ensure remediation in line with industry standards and the firm's SLAs.
  • Fulfilling patch management, including the testing and application of security patches and updates to IT systems.
  • Ensuring anti-virus compliance and regular management reporting.
  • Recording and investigating potential security threats and escalating those findings to the IT Security Operations Manager and Information Security Manager as appropriate
  • Work with the IT Projects team to ensure IT security requirements are considered and implemented for any incoming systems or IT services.
  • Support the IT Security Operations Manager and Information Security Manager on compliance with strategic security certifications such as Cyber Essentials+, ISO27001, GDPR and specific client requirements.

Desirable skills:

  • Management of SIEM/EDR/XDR tools (ideally Sentinel & Defender).
  • Firewall management (ideally CheckPoint) including intrusion detection/prevention protocols.

Security certifications are advantageous

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  • Job Reference: 704561871-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Picture More
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60,000 to £70,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent